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Mauritius: The Mauritian sega selected by UNESCO to be part of the World heritage of mankind




Mauritius: The Mauritian sega selected by UNESCO to be part of the World heritage of mankind
After the Reunionese Maloya, four years ago, it is the turn of the Mauritian sega to follow along institutional way to try to be engraved in the history of mankind, with the inscription made ​​in Mauritius Sega heritage World immemorial.
 
Mookhesswur Choonee, Minister of Arts and Culture of Mauritius announced on both cases presented (Sega and Bhojpuri folk songs), during the month of March, the Mauritian sega was selected by UNESCO and the final verdict will be known only in 2014.
 
The submission package of Sega had been in the hands of a trio of anthropologists who have worked with many sega dancers of Mauritius including Serge Lebrasse and Michel Legris, living memories of Mauritian Sega, as indicated the newspaper L'Express of Mauritius.



Fabrice François


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